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China Legislator Proposes World's Best Maternity Policy

Tue, 08/12/2014 - 12:49am
Aiming to encourage working mothers to "concentrate on rearing newborn babies," a Chinese legislator has proposed extending maternity leave to three years, up from the current three months, during which the government would offer childbirth subsidies, according to reports Tuesday.
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Asia Stocks: Latest Quotes

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 10:19pm
Here are the latest trading levels for Asia's major stock markets: Tokyo (Nikkei Average) up 0.4% ; Hong Kong (Hang Seng Index) down 0.1% ; Shanghai (Shanghai Composite Index) down 0.4% ; Sydney (S&P/ASX 200) up 1.1% ; Seoul (Kospi) up 0.2% Taipei (Taiex) flat Copyright © 2014 MarketWatch, Inc.
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Hong Kong Stocks Pull Back To Mild Losses

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 10:10pm
Hong Kong stocks retreated Tuesday morning after a 1.3% rally the previous day, as the Hang Seng Index slipped 0.2%.
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Japan Stocks Extend Gains, With Steel Shares Strong

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 8:33pm
Japanese stocks made tepid gains in early Tuesday trade, with the Nikkei Stock Average edging 0.2% higher to extend a 2.3% rally in the previous session, while the Topix rose 0.3%.
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New York judge tells lawyers he'll urge settlements in GM cases stemming from ignition claims

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 7:38pm
A New York judge has told lawyers he'll encourage settlements in lawsuits brought on behalf of nearly 1,000 plaintiffs against General Motors for defective ignition switches.
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Actor Robin Williams Dead; Suicide Suspected

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 7:20pm
Actor and comedian Robin Williams died Monday at his home in Tiburon, Calif., the Marin County Sheriff's Office said.
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March trial set for ex-BP executive in oil disaster; charged with obstructing investigation

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 7:10pm
A trial is expected to begin the week of March 9 for a former BP executive charged with obstructing a congressional investigation into the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
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Twitter Says It Paid $134 Million For Gnip

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 6:18pm
Twitter Inc. paid $134 million for Gnip, the social data provider it acquired in May, the social network disclosed Monday.
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Top 10 New York Stock Exchange-traded stocks posting largest volume increases

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 6:02pm
A look at the 10 biggest volume gainers on New York Stock Exchange at the close of trading: Cal Dive International Inc. : Approximately 4,780,800 shares changed hands, a 504.7 percent increase over its 65-day average volume.
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Top 10 New York Stock Exchange-traded stocks posting largest volume decreases

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 6:02pm
A look at the 10 biggest volume decliners on New York Stock Exchange at the close of trading: Blackrock Muniyield Insured Investment Fund : Approximately 1,200 shares changed hands, a 91.5 decrease from its 65-day average volume.
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Top 10 Nasdaq-traded stocks posting largest volume decreases

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 6:02pm
A look at the 10 biggest volume decliners on Nasdaq at the close of trading: Aquasition Corp. : Approximately shares changed hands, a 98.8 decrease from its 65-day average volume.
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Top 10 Nasdaq-traded stocks posting largest volume increases

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 6:02pm
A look at the 10 biggest volume gainers on Nasdaq at the close of trading: Biostar Pharmaceuticals Inc. : Approximately 1,533,400 shares changed hands, a 2,370.9 percent increase over its 65-day average volume.
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New York Stock Exchange's 10 most active stocks at the close of trading

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 6:02pm
A look at New York Stock Exchange 10 most-active stocks at the close of trading: Advanced Micro Devices Inc. rose .5 percent to $4.14 with 29,224,700 shares traded.
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Utilities companies shares down at the close of trading

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 6:02pm
Shares of some top utilities companies were down at the close of trading: American Electric Power Co. fell $.18 or .4 percent, to $50.34.
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Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at the close of trading

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 6:02pm
A look at Nasdaq 10 most-active stocks at the close of trading: Apple Inc. rose 1.3 percent to $95.99 with 35,982,200 shares traded.
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Staffing companies shares mixed at the close of trading

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 6:02pm
Shares of some top staffing companies were mixed at the close of trading: Kelly Services Inc. class A fell $.13 or .8 percent, to $15.55.
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Medical Devices companies shares mixed at the close of trading

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 6:02pm
Shares of some top medical devices companies were mixed at the close of trading: Allergan fell $3.44 or 2.2 percent, to $153.39.
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Oil companies shares mixed at the close of trading

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 6:02pm
Shares of some top oil companies were mixed at the close of trading: BP PLC rose $.04 or .1 percent, to $47.44.
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Pharmaceuticals companies shares mixed at the close of trading

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 6:02pm
Shares of some top pharmaceuticals companies were mixed at the close of trading: Baxter International Inc. rose $.30 or .4 percent, to $74.20.
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Leisure companies shares mixed at the close of trading

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 6:02pm
Shares of some top leisure companies were mixed at the close of trading: Carnival rose $.41 or 1.1 percent, to $36.86.
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